Explore the Best Garage Floor Coatings

The garage flooring is often neglected despite the important role it plays in our everyday life. It not only keeps our vehicle safe and secure but at the same time if offers a good space for storage. Good garage floor coatings can significantly lift the overall look of your garage and cost less than coverings, if you apply it yourself. Before applying the coating, one must keep in mind the amount of moisture the floor consist otherwise you may end-up getting undesired results.

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Below are some of the best coating options:

Concrete Floor Paint

It is just a tougher version of wall paints and known to be the least expensive coating. It is very easy to apply like the other paints; you just have to roll it on. Latex floor paints are easy to apply and clean in comparison to oil-based paints. Oil based paints give more shine with high durability.

Epoxy Paint

Mostly epoxy flooring coatings use two-part formula that is mixed just before the application. If you have proper preparation of epoxy garage floor phoenix, then this makes the toughest floor. This one can be bit tricky only because of its floor preparation and you have to work fast before it starts drying up.

Concrete Stain

The stain is not really a coating but a translucent coloring that is soaked in by concrete, giving it a pigmented look of natural stone. It usually requires two coats, and it is recommended to apply urethane sealer to protect floor against moisture, chemicals and stains.

Concrete Sealers

They are again a tougher version of wall paints that comes in clear and tinted types. They give a semi-gloss finish, depending on the product that can be water based or solvent based.

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Imperfect Details: The Unique Beauty of Acid Washed Concrete

If you are like many of our clients who are looking for an unusual and distinctive custom flooring option for your home or commercial building, it is hard to beat the beauty of an acid washed concrete finish. Suitable for some indoor and outdoor residential, restaurant flooring, and commercial flooring applications, our acid washed stained concrete service is popular several reasons – it is a cost effective, low maintenance, attractive floor finish, and is available in unlimited colors and design styles.

What is Acid Washed Concrete?

Acid washed flooring is created by applying a solution of acid, water and inorganic chemicals to a cured concrete surface. Variations in the concrete’s porosity, density, and water retention creates the unique marbling effect and extraordinary hues in the finished concrete.

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Samples of Acid Wash Concrete by Dreamcoat Flooring

What are the Benefits of Acid Washed Concrete?

1.Our Acid Wash Process adds Versatility: An acid wash finish can be applied to virtually any concrete surface, from flooring to countertops, including surfaces that have been in place for years. Due to the chemical makeup and content and variations in the surface texture, as well as ambient environmental conditions, each acid wash application is unique.

2. Acid washed flooring has a unique aesthetic appeal, a low initial installation cost, is easy to clean, and is very low maintenance. There are numerous style and design options we will help you choose from when selecting an acid washed concrete finish:

  • The surface can be etched in virtually any pattern, such as stone, brick, tiles, custom patterns and even monograms.
  • Applying a stencil during the installation process results in beautiful, complex patterns.
  • Stencils can even be used to emboss patterns into the acid washed concrete.
  • Alternately, applying an overlay after acid washing, but before concrete staining creates rich depth and a stunning effect.

3. Our Dreamcoat Flooring acid washed finishes are durable, and resist damage such as chipping, cracking, staining or discoloration from materials being dropped or spilled. Once sealed, the finish is sturdy and forgiving for both living spaces and high foot-traffic areas.

If you are thinking about installing or beautifying your existing concrete surfaces, weighing your design options, or are considering the benefits acid washed concrete flooring vs epoxy coatings, please contact our professional concrete coating contractor company in Phoenix, AZ Metro today!   We can be reached at 480-226-4172 for a free design consultation and floor estimate to help you determine if an acid washed application is right for your home.

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